WNBC in New York promoted Julio Marenghi to local sales manager and Kris Binder to manager of studio operations. Previously, Marenghi and Binder were national sales manager and technical director, respectively, at the station.
Fred Nelson, former president of Capital Publishing’s Civilization magazine, joined Time Inc.’s Entertainment Weekly in New York as vice president of marketing. Nelson began his career in media at Leo Burnett in Chicago.
The New York chapter of the Business Marketing Association named David Shinnebarger its 1998 Communicator of the Year. Shinnebarger, who serves as managing executive of worldwide marketing and strategy for the U.S. Postal Service, is credited with creating the Priority Mail campaign.
James Treacy became chief operating officer of TMP Worldwide in New York. For the last two years, Treacy served as executive vice president of finance and strategy for the Yellow Pages and recruitment advertising agency.
Lieber, Levett, Koenig, Farese, Babcock in New York tapped Jim Maio as director of traffic and Xanthe LeBlanc as account executive.
Marnie Silberman Piazza progressed to senior account executive at Richard Lewis Communications in New York.
Hearst Distribution Group in New York recently made five executive appointments: Nolan Bennett, senior vice president, HDG book division; Debra Delmar, vice president, business development; James Miller, vice president, newsstand sales, magazine division; Sherry Tunkel, vice president, international division; and John DiFrisco, assistant vice president, finance and accounting.
Ann Hallock, most recently executive editor of FamilyFun in New York, assumed the editorship of the Disney Magazine Publishing title.
MacDonald Communications Corp., publisher of Working Woman, Working Mother and Ms. magazines in New York, designated Hugh Beal corporate marketing director, a newly created position.
Stephen McDonald, an 18-year veteran of Bozell, J. Walter Thompson and Lowe & Partners/SMS, among other agencies, arrived at Jeff St. Onge & Friends in New York as director of client services.
Condƒ Nast Publications in New York welcomed Joy Lindsley, former associate New York manager at Meredith Corp.’s Traditional Home magazine, as beauty director of Mademoiselle.
Stacie Wunsch, account executive at Chinnici Direct, moved up to senior account executive at the New York agency.
Wenner Media in New York hired Melissa Bolotow, former media planner at both BBDO and Bozell, as an account manager for Us magazine.
Jay Weiner, who served as a senior research methods consultant at SDR Inc. in Atlanta, joined the staff of The NPD Group in Port Washington as senior analytical director.
Renegade Marketing Group, a subsidiary of Dentsu USA in New York, enlisted three new staff members: director of business development Deborah Anderson, senior public relations account executive Lisa Dawson and project manager Art Freeman.
Arlene Brickner, a 20-year veteran of Young & Rubicam, became vice president of creative services and public relations at Coach in New York. Most recently, Brickner was executive vice president and managing director at Y&R.
Inc. magazine in New York added Ian Charles as Northwest regional manager, Dana Hilmer as sales development director, Shannon Murphy as New York regional sales manager and Wendy Fein as direct marketing sales manager.
Barbara Hatt, former vice president of Gail Becker Associates, moved to Harrison Leifer Miller & Speyer in Rockville Centre as senior account manager for public relations.
Stamford-based Wahlstrom & Co., a unit of True North Communications that specializes in Yellow Pages and directory advertising, assigned Stephen Nusbaum to its recently established Toronto office as vice president and managing director.
Bob Holt, an 18-year Unilever veteran, signed with MMA/Carat in Wilton as vice president and account group director. The research company, formerly known as Media Marketing Assessment, also elevated Dennis Moore and Erin Wullenweber to senior vice presidencies.
J. Brown/LMC Group in Stamford named Andrew Chuckas and Reid Stewart associate account executives.
Bynums Advertising Service in Pittsburgh put Dionne Scott in charge of its Community Event Alert Service, which links the agency’s clients to local sponsorship opportunities.